PsyPost: People with social anxiety disorder show improved symptoms and changes in brain activity following virtual reality therapy

PsyPost: People with social anxiety disorder show improved symptoms and changes in brain activity following virtual reality therapy. “In an experiment published in JMIR Mental Health, people with social anxiety disorder showed reduced social anxiety and less negative rumination following a virtual reality based exposure therapy. Moreover, this reduction in symptoms was associated with changes in brain activity when participants judged whether positive words were self-relevant.”

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